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The Model Driven Architecture defines an approach where the specification of the functionality of a system can be separated from its implementation on a particular technology platform. The idea being that the architecture will be able to easily be adapted for different situations, whether they be legacy systems, different languages or yet to be invented platforms. MDA is therefore, a significant evolution of the object-oriented approach to system development. Advanced System Design with Java, UML and MDA describes the factors involved in designing and constructing large systems, illustrating the design process through a series of examples, including a Scrabble player, a jukebox using web streaming, a security system, and others. The book first considers the challenges of software design, before introducing the Unified Modelling Language and Object Constraint Language. The book then moves on to discuss systems design as a whole, covering internet systems design, web services, Flash, XML, XSLT, SOAP, Servlets, Javascript and JSP. In the final section of the book, the concepts and terminology of the Model Driven Architecture are discussed. To get the most from this book, readers will need introductory knowledge of software engineering, programming in Java and basic knowledge of HTML. * Examines issues raised by the Model-Driven Architecture approach to development * Uses easy to grasp case studies to illustrate complex concepts * Focused on the internet applications and technologies that are essential for students in the online age

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Genre: Computers
Author: Kevin Lano
Publisher: Elsevier
Release: 2005-04-21
File: 416 Pages
ISBN-13: 008045691X

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th IFIP WG 8.1 International Conference on Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations, ICISO 2015, held in Toulouse, France, in March 2015. The 21 revised papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 46 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: organisational semiotics: theory and concepts; organisational semiotics and applications; information systems and services; complex system modeling and simulation; and innovation and organisational learning.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Kecheng Liu
Publisher: Springer
Release: 2015-03-16
File: 215 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783319162744

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This book presents a variant of UML that is especially suitable for agile development of high-quality software. It adjusts the language UML profile, called UML/P, for optimal assistance for the design, implementation, and agile evolution to facilitate its use especially in agile, yet model based development methods for data intensive or control driven systems. After a general introduction to UML and the choices made in the development of UML/P in Chapter 1, Chapter 2 includes a definition of the language elements of class diagrams and their forms of use as views and representations. Next, Chapter 3 introduces the design and semantic facets of the Object Constraint Language (OCL), which is conceptually improved and syntactically adjusted to Java for better comfort. Subsequently, Chapter 4 introduces object diagrams as an independent, exemplary notation in UML/P, and Chapter 5 offers a detailed introduction to UML/P Statecharts. Lastly, Chapter 6 presents a simplified form of sequence diagrams for exemplary descriptions of object interactions. For completeness, appendixes A–C describe the full syntax of UML/P, and appendix D explains a sample application from the E-commerce domain, which is used in all chapters. This book is ideal for introductory courses for students and practitioners alike.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Bernhard Rumpe
Publisher: Springer
Release: 2016-09-16
File: 281 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783319339337

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Many formal approaches for pattern specification are emerging as a means to cope with the inherent shortcomings of informal description. Design Pattern Formalization Techniques presents multiple mathematical, formal approaches for pattern specification, emphasizing on software development processes for engineering disciplines. Design Pattern Formalization Techniques focuses on formalizing the solution element of patterns, providing tangible benefits to pattern users, researchers, scholars, academicians, practitioners and students working in the field of design patterns and software reuse.Design Pattern Formalization Techniques explains details on several specification languages, allowing readers to choose the most suitable formal technique to solve their specific inquiries.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Taibi, Toufik
Publisher: IGI Global
Release: 2007-04-30
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781599042213

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"Software is the essential enabler for the new economy and science. It creates new markets and new directions for a more reliable, flexible, and robust society. It empowers the exploration of our world in ever more depth. However, software often falls short behind our expectations. Current software methodologies, tools, and techniques remain expensive and not yet reliable for a highly changeable and evolutionary market. Many approaches have been proven only as case-by-case oriented methods. This book presents a number of new trends and theories in the direction in which we believe software science and engineering may develop to transform the role of software and science in tomorrows information society. This publication is an attempt to capture the essence of a new state of art in software science and its supporting technology. Is also aims at identifying the challenges such a technology has to master."

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Genre: Computers
Author: Hamido Fujita
Publisher: IOS Press
Release: 2006
File: 475 Pages
ISBN-13: 1586036734

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Genre: Computers
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 2007
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UCSD:31822036023919

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MDA Distilled is an accessible introduction to the MDA standard and its tools and technologies. The book describes the fundamental features of MDA, how they fit together, and how you can use them in your organization today. You will also learn how to define a model-driven process for a project involving multiple platforms, implement that process, and then test the resulting system.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Stephen J. Mellor
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release: 2004
File: 150 Pages
ISBN-13: 0201788918

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Doing Hard Time is written to facilitate the daunting process of developing real-time systems. It presents an embedded systems programming methodology that has been proven successful in practice. The process outlined in this book allows application developers to apply practical techniques - garnered from the mainstream areas of object-oriented software development - to meet the demanding qualifications of real-time programming. Bruce Douglass offers ideas that are up-to-date with the latest concepts and trends in programming. By using the industry standard Unified Modeling Language (UML), as well as the best practices from object technology, he guides you through the intricacies and specifics of real-time systems development. Important topics such as schedulability, behavioral patterns, and real-time frameworks are demystified, empowering you to become a more effective real-time programmer.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Bruce Powel Douglass
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release: 1999
File: 766 Pages
ISBN-13: 0201498375

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Enterprise Patterns and MDA teaches you how to customize any archetype pattern–such as Customer, Product, and Order–to reflect the idiosyncrasies of your own business environment. Because all the patterns work harmoniously together and have clearly documented relationships to each other, you’ll come away with a host of reusable solutions to common problems in business-software design. This book shows you how using a pattern or a fragment of a pattern can save you months of work and help you avoid costly errors. You’ll also discover how–when used in literate modeling–patterns can solve the difficult challenge of communicating UML models to broad audiences. The configurable patterns can be used manually to create executable code. However, the authors draw on their extensive experience to show you how to tap the significant power of MDA and UML for maximum automation. Not surprisingly, the patterns included in this book are highly valuable; a blue-chip company recently valued a similar, but less mature, set of patterns at hundreds of thousands of dollars. Use this practical guide to increase the efficiency of your designs and to create robust business applications that can be applied immediately in a business setting.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Jim Arlow
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Release: 2003-12-22
File: 528 Pages
ISBN-13: 0132702533

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As the application of object technology--particularly the Java programming language--has become commonplace, a new problem has emerged to confront the software development community. Significant numbers of poorly designed programs have been created by less-experienced developers, resulting in applications that are inefficient and hard to maintain and extend. Increasingly, software system professionals are discovering just how difficult it is to work with these inherited, "non-optimal" applications. For several years, expert-level object programmers have employed a growing collection of techniques to improve the structural integrity and performance of such existing software programs. Referred to as "refactoring," these practices have remained in the domain of experts because no attempt has been made to transcribe the lore into a form that all developers could use. . .until now. In Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Code, renowned object technology mentor Martin Fowler breaks new ground, demystifying these master practices and demonstrating how software practitioners can realize the significant benefits of this new process. With proper training a skilled system designer can take a bad design and rework it into well-designed, robust code. In this book, Martin Fowler shows you where opportunities for refactoring typically can be found, and how to go about reworking a bad design into a good one. Each refactoring step is simple--seemingly too simple to be worth doing. Refactoring may involve moving a field from one class to another, or pulling some code out of a method to turn it into its own method, or even pushing some code up or down a hierarchy. While these individual steps may seem elementary, the cumulative effect of such small changes can radically improve the design. Refactoring is a proven way to prevent software decay. In addition to discussing the various techniques of refactoring, the author provides a detailed catalog of more than seventy proven refactorings with helpful pointers that teach you when to apply them; step-by-step instructions for applying each refactoring; and an example illustrating how the refactoring works. The illustrative examples are written in Java, but the ideas are applicable to any object-oriented programming language.

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Genre: Computers
Author: Martin Fowler
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Release: 2012-03-09
File: 99998 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780133065268

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